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Me on the Manhattan High Line.

I’m from South Africa and spent 2 weeks working in New York. Here are 10 things I found bizarre about day-to-day life.

After two weeks in New York City, I started noticing weird plants on sidewalks and strange behaviors of the city's inhabitants.
Be cautious with humor when you write a work email.

15 email etiquette rules every professional should know

Using a professional email address and avoiding humor will help you improve your work email etiquette.
Don't chat your boss "JFC."

Slack is changing the way we chat at work. Here’s an etiquette guide to help you survive a messaging-obsessed office.

Luggage startup Away reportedly forced employees to post all messages to public Slack channels, leading to uncomfortable situations.
The Philippines' Boracay island recently reopened after a major cleanup operation.

A tourist was fined for wearing a string bikini on a beach in the Philippines, but travelers get punished for the way they dress more often than you m...

A Taiwanese tourist was recently arrested and fined after wearing a bikini that was deemed to be too revealing on the Philippine island of Boracay.
Skip the x's and o's.

24 email sign-offs to avoid — and the perfect one to use every time

Writing an email isn't always so hard, but figuring out how to sign off can be a real challenge.

Most newlyweds today want cash instead of physical gifts — here are the right and wrong ways to ask for money at your wedding

Asking friends and family for money as a wedding gift can come off as tacky and gauche if not done properly.
This photo would have been perfect if not for a phone in the way.

A wedding photographer slammed guests who ruin photos with their phones: ‘Let me do my job’

Some wedding etiquette rules are well known, but one photographer wishes that guests would start following another rule: Put your phone away.

13 simple ways to get better at small talk

Small talk is widely detested — but also hard to avoid. Use these tips for making casual conversation so you can feel less awkward.
The mother of the groom bought a bespoke dress that cost $3,683.

A groom’s mother is being criticized for buying a $3,700 bridal gown to wear to her son’s wedding

The mother of a groom featured on TV show "The Posh Frock Shop" rejected a designer's dress recommendations and went to the bridal section for a gown.
A full 11 million meetings happen in America every day.

$37 billion are lost every year on these 12 meeting mistakes

A full 11 million meetings happen in America every day, yet a third of them are productive. Here are a few reasons why.